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Can SpaceX's BFR send the first humans to Mars?
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Students first read an article on how SpaceX's reusable rockets could revolutionize space travel. They then conduct an investigation with straw rockets and a rubber band to test how elastic potential energy is converted into gravitational potential energy. Students then read an article on the new SpaceX rocket design that could take hundreds of people to Mars and discuss where humans should explore in outer space.

Subject:
Measurement and Data
Science
Earth and Space Science
Physical Science
Physics
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Activity/Lab
Case Study
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Author:
Chris Anderson
Date Added:
08/23/2019
Could climate change affect when trees change their leaves?
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Students begin lesson my watching a video on why leaves change color in the fall. They then read an article on how climate change could affect when trees change their leaves. Finally, they do a leaf chromatography to seperate the pigments of leaves of different colors.

Subject:
Science
Biology
Chemistry
Earth and Space Science
Environmental Science
Physical Science
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Activity/Lab
Case Study
Lesson
Reading
Author:
Chris Anderson
Date Added:
08/23/2019
Field Biology
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This video segment from the teacher video series Learning That Works uses a case study to highlight the effectiveness of a project-based, real-world approach to teaching science.

Subject:
Biology
Life Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Case Study
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Author:
National Science Foundation
WGBH Educational Foundation
Date Added:
09/26/2003
Lesson 1: Trekking to Timbuktu: The Geography of Mali (Student Version)
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Explore the history and geography of sub-Saharan Africa using lessons from an 8-Part lesson-set on Mali and Timbuktu which includes student and teacher versions as well as assessments.

Subject:
History
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Assessment
Case Study
Homework/Assignment
Provider:
National Endowment for the Humanities
Provider Set:
EDSITEment!
Author:
Suzanne Art
Date Added:
11/19/2020
Lesson 2: Trekking to Timbuktu: Trade in Ancient West Africa (Student Version)
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Explore the history and geography of sub-Saharan Africa using lessons from an 8-Part lesson-set on Mali and Timbuktu which includes student and teacher versions as well as assessments.

Subject:
History
Material Type:
Assessment
Case Study
Homework/Assignment
Lesson Plan
Provider:
National Endowment for the Humanities
Provider Set:
EDSITEment!
Author:
Suzanne Art
Date Added:
11/19/2020
Moriussaq: A Case Study in Hearing Loss
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This video segment follows neurophysiologist Allen Counter as he studies an epidemic of hearing loss in Moriussaq, Greenland, one of the quietest places on Earth. Footage from NOVA: "Mystery of the Senses: Hearing."

Subject:
Life Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Case Study
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Author:
National Science Foundation
WGBH Educational Foundation
Date Added:
09/26/2003
Science Over Everything
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Science Over Everything is a blog dedicated to helping middle and high school students understand current events in science and why they are relevant to their daily lives. Our site is intended to be a resource for teachers, providing each blog post with classroom activities to help the students comprehend what they are reading and fit the articles in a school's curriculum.

Subject:
Critical Thinking
Information, Media and Technological Literacy
Interdisciplinary, Project-based, and Real-World Learning
Problem-Solving and Communication
Science
Biology
Chemistry
Earth and Space Science
Environmental Science
Life Science
Physical Geology
Physical Science
Physics
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Case Study
Reading
Student Guide
Author:
Chris Anderson
Date Added:
08/22/2019
Student Rights in School and the Fourth Amendment - Interactive Tutorial and Quiz
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This lesson contains several elements including an online interactive tutorial, quiz, and case study writing prompt.

Students will learn about their rights in school and how the Fourth Amendment to the Constitution has been applied to court cases by Federal courts.

Subject:
Government and Public Administration
Material Type:
Assessment
Case Study
Module
Author:
Daniel Daily
Date Added:
05/13/2019
Teaching Evolution Case Studies: Marilyn Havlik
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Marilyn Havlik leads students through a simulation of the Hardy-Weinberg Principle to develop their understanding of population genetics.

Subject:
Engineering
Life Science
Material Type:
Activity/Lab
Case Study
Provider:
PBS LearningMedia
Author:
Clear Blue Sky Productions
National Science Foundation
WGBH Educational Foundation
Date Added:
09/26/2003